Flatonia Elementary Memo
Inspired this week by the Circus!
Welcome to the Circus...sometimes it feels like our days our like a day at the Circus. I know I've found that there are just those days that it seems like you're moving from one "ring" of the circus to the next.
There are pros and cons of the "circus" life we lead as educators. I know that this exact reason is one of the things that attracted me to a career in education. The excitement of days that were always different and filled with unknown surprises. I found that the challenge and uncertainty of what was coming next is something that I enjoyed...I just couldn't imagine working in a job where it was the same thing day in and day out. But there are also times when it seems like the circus just gets a little to crazy, and a nice quite boring day sounds really good!
No matter what the day brings, there is always the smile of precious children, just like the smiles found at the circus. I guess that is one positive thing that helps get me through the tough days. I hope you find your own joy in the sometimes wild and crazy days we are faced with.
Campus Site Base Team Meeting
Mrs. Claus Visits Virtually
Last year, a few teachers participated in this fun event! Mrs. Claus will read to your class, and it will be personalized for your students.
Here is the Update I received from the Region 13 North Pole:
There are limited spots open for your Pre-K through 3rd graders to share the experience of having a story read by Mrs. Claus in a half hour presentation. The program includes riddles, songs and finger play.
To register: http://goo.gl/forms/KC89WQMD5K First come, first served.
Wonderful Websites and Web 2.0 Resources
This site is a great way to get updates from blogs, without having to take the time to visit your favorite blog daily. Bloglovin' will send a "digest" email that shows the latest posts from the blogs you follow. Based on your favorite blogs, it will even make suggestions for similar blogs. I use these Bloglovin' emails weekly!
Spark Student Motivation: Finding Vocabulary Words
Check out this Great Blog Post
Want to get your students excited about learning new vocabulary? Want your students to use their vocabulary in their writing and conversations? Want your students to find vocabulary in text, on the computer, on TV, and everywhere they look and know the meaning? Of course you do....Click Here to continue reading
Homecoming Pep Rally & More
Friday's Theme is Maroon Out!
We will have a Pep Rally, and there will also be a State Championship Baseball Ring Ceremony.
This will cause the Pep Rally to last slightly longer than normal, please plan accordingly for Friday afternoon.
Go Noodle! Brain Break Time
Community Helpers Vistors
Concordia University Masters Program
Bastrop High School
1614 Chambers Street, Bastrop
Tuesday, 10/6/2015 at 4:00 PM or 5:00 PM - Library
- OR -
Giddings High School
2335 North Main Street, Giddings
Wednesday, 10/7/2015 at 4:00 PM or 5:00 PM
To RSVP or for more information, please call (800) 432-7136 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Masters Programs Offered
• Educational Administration w/ Principal Certification
• Special Education w/ Special Education Certification
• Sports Administration
• Advanced Literacy w/ Reading Certification
• Curriculum & Instruction w/ Teaching Certification
• Differentiated Instruction